Amazing!! We stayed 2 weeks in july 2017 at W retreat & Spa. Truly a great experience, 1 week in the Beach oasis, 1 week in the Ocean Oasis. We preferred the Beach Oasis - Service at the hotel is more than perfect! 


Condé Nast Traveler Gold List 2012: Maldives

Three resorts of the Maldives have been recognized as the best in the business and have made the prestigious Condé Nast Traveler Gold List 2012.

The Condé Nast Traveler Gold List 2012 is the eighth of their annual lists, and the hotels chosen by their team of editors and experts are the best for service, food, location, rooms, leisure facilities, ambiance and design.


Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa is featured on the Gold List 2012: Best for food

This luxury resort is located in North Male’ Atoll, just 30 minutes by speedboat ride from the capital or International Airport. Four Season Kuda Huraa is a private coral island with verdant gardens and exceptional surf. The resorts all architectural work details are constructed by local craftsmen. Using indigenous materials and techniques that date back centuries, to reflect a true sense of the Maldives. The Island is with an enchanting blend of Maldivian culture with the touch of a traditional Maldivian village.

The resort has 96 thatched beach pavilions and bungalows line the white sand beach or built on stilts over the water. The unique spa has its own island, reached by wooden dhoni. A stay here can easily be combined with a few days on the resort's 39-metre catamaran.

The resort has four superb restaurants: choose from menus of low-key Italian, classy Indian, Asian delicacies and freshly caught seafood.


W Soneva Gili by Six Senses is featured on the Gold List 2012: Best for ambience & design

Soneva Gili designed its tropical oasis in reverence to the ecological balance of the island, using sustainable materials and furnished with natural fabrics.

The island is surrounded by one of the largest crystal clear lagoon in the Maldives. Three jetties stretch out from the island, giving access to villas suites and residences a total of 45 spacious over sized water villas, providing 360-degree ocean view. Unique open-air bathrooms ensure with a clear view of the ocean.

The tiny island provides a very intimate atmosphere with two restaurants, underground wine cellar, with an amazing cheese and meat bar , a swimming pool , a tennis court and a dive centre.Soneva Gili has a over water spa offering a range of spa services and beauty treatments – traditional and locally inspired.

The island is just 20 minutes by speedboat from the capital or International airport. Soneva Gili offers you a veritable get-away, where your only neighbors are the marine life swimming beneath your over-water shelter.

One&Only Reethi Rah is featured in Gold List 2012: Best for leisure

This sleek and spectacular resort is one of the biggest in the Maldives’ North Male’ Atoll , providing unprecedented privacy. The journey begins on One&Only’s 55-foot luxury yacht.

The 124 villas enjoy beautiful ocean views with direct access to the lagoon. The spacious villas built from natural materials such as teak, mahogany, rattan, coconut shell and thatch, whose décor look and feel is sleek and elegantly tropical. Are dotted all over the island, some on the six kilometers’ of private beach, others on stilts over the ocean. All are decorated in a chic, contemporary-Asian style.

The Grand Water Villas with Pool, built on stilts over a lagoon, have covered outdoor terraces and split-level verandahs as well as 20-square-metre pools. The resort has an impressive range of dining options, including Asian-fusion cuisine at the Reethi Restaurant and contemporary Japanese dishes at Tapasake. Other facilities include an ESPA spa and a PADI dive centre.